LINCOLN — State officials on Tuesday announced two new school-based efforts to help troubled students and their families. In one, the Chadron, Hastings and South Sioux City school districts will share a $9 million, five-year federal grant aimed '... Read More

Higher education officials in Nebraska expect midyear cuts of state money won’t be necessary early next year. Because of this, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has said he won’t have to use a rare midyear tuition increase this scho'... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren't sure what's causing it. This year's count could surpass the numbers seen in sim'... Read More

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Grand Island Police Department is investigating an incident in which nude photos of high school students were allegedly shared on social media. Police Capt. Jim Duering said he believes that a social media acco'... Read More

CENTRAL CITY - A woman has been seriously injured after crashing into a central Nebraska business. The Merrick County Sheriff's Department says a woman was hurt after driving a truck through a wall at Shawn’s Auto Repair in Central City around 5'... Read More

BALTIMORE — At the Vatican’s insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, p'... Read More

GRAND ISLAND - A man has been caught by police after escaping from custody in York. This afternoon, a suspect was captured shortly after allegedly fleeing from police custody in York County and driving to Grand Island. The suspect parked a car '... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY—Old Glory now proudly waves 80 feet above the Custer County Fairgrounds thanks to the collaborative efforts of businesses and volunteers. In celebration of Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, crowds ga'... Read More

SIDNEY – Deputies in Fremont County, Iowa, found 300 pounds of marijuana valued at $2.8 million after an Interstate 29 traffic stop near Hamburg Friday. A sheriff’s deputy stopped a 2017 Chevy Coachman RV and a county K9 alerted to the presenc'... Read More

COLUMBUS - As the temperature dropped last night, black ice on bridges is to blame for multiple accidents just south of Columbus. At 11:00 p.m. Platte County deputies and a Columbus city officer responded to multiple non-injury accidents on the Pl'... Read More

FALLS CITY - Charles Laux fell five votes short of  his bid for one of three seats on the Dawson Village Board in Tuesday's general election. Laux got 20 votes, compared to 25 for Lyndsay Maahs, 31 for Michele Wendtlandt and 42 for Dennis McClarn'... Read More

STANTON - A Columbus woman is facing a felony related to the theft of a trailer in Stanton County. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says 34-year old Megan Andersen has been arrested. Sheriff Unger says a joint investigation between his office an'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City school officials recognized students participating in the #BeKind movement during an open house at the newly remodeled central office building. The Pioneer choir group Expressions sang prior to the ribbon cutting ce'... Read More

FREMONT — As the leaves fall and cold weather approaches, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is encouraging drivers to be prepared for winter driving conditions. NDOT works closely with its partners at the Nebraska State Patrol, N'... Read More